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  E.J. Banks
E.J. Banks

Player Profile

Pittsburgh, Pa.

High School:

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190


2012: Served on special teams and as a reserve cornerback...played in five games to earn his first letter...had one tackle on the season (vs. USF).

2011: Joined Pitt during the offseason as a walk-on defensive back...played in one game (at West Virginia).

AT NOTRE DAME (2009-10): Scholarship cornerback who provided depth for two seasons but did not play in any games...spent the '09 season as a redshirt.

HIGH SCHOOL: A standout for Montour High who was twice selected first team Associated Press Class AAA All-State...Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Fabulous 22"...Pittsburgh Tribune-Review "Terrific 25"...named to the ESPNU150 (No. 135 overall and No. 13 among "athletes")...rated the No. 13 prospect in Pennsylvania by SuperPrep...broke into Montour's starting lineup as a quarterback and safety his freshman year...was a 1,000-yard passer each of his final three seasons, throwing for 3,338 yards and 23 touchdowns during that span...rushed for 1,015 yards and 14 TDs as a senior and 920 yards with 10 TDs during his junior season...led Montour to a 12-1 record and the WPIAL Class AAA championship game as a junior...played under Montour coach Lou Cerro...also lettered in basketball and track in high school.

PERSONAL: Edgar Darrin Banks Jr., born 1/31/91, is the son of Edgar and Cardelle Banks Sr....has two sisters...administration of justice major.